Category: Artist

Ornella Fieres

My studio is my lab. What I do in one sentence: I analyze the transitions between the analog and digital space, as well as the transformation of data in the attempt to capture and transmit moments via recording technologies. Why I didn’t get a proper…

Shira Wachsmann

My studio is my place where I am visualizing my thoughts and ideas. What I do in one sentence: Generally I do what I love. More specific at the moment I am researching how historical memory shapes the landscape and how historical memory is transmitted…

Craig Dyer

My studio is my borrowed space for borrowed time. What I do in one sentence: Attempt to create something that I myself would enjoy. Why I didn’t get a proper job: I did. It didn’t last very long. An artwork I dream of and I…

Anne Duk Hee Jordan

My studio is my… I have been evicted of my favourite studio. What I do in one sentence: Im inventing, creating, cooking, thinking, making, playing, changing… Why I didn’t get a proper job: Im happy with all kind of jobs, proper, unproper I just do.…

Philip Grözinger

My studio is my castle. What I do in one sentence: Looking for pushing borders of color and light in my paintings. Why I didn’t get a proper job: My other job didn’t pay off. An artwork I dream of and I would get accomplished…

Paul Frick

My studio is my galaxy. What I do in one sentence: I write music pieces. Why I didn’t get a proper job: Cause I was lucky to always survive without one. An artwork I dream of and I would get accomplished if space, time and…

Dustin Hoffmann

My studio is my private area, my place of Zen and peace.¹ What I do in one sentence: I do know is that we’re here now and we have to make the best of it.² Why I didn’t get a proper job: Would you prefer…

Friedrich Liechtenstein

My studio is my brain in my head and in my stomach, and also in a kind of cloud above me and in front of my thorax. What I do in one sentence: I’m the hardest Entertainer in the world. Why I didn’t get a…

Carla Chan

My studio is my experimental space that is oscillating between getting inspiration and getting stuck without inspiration. What I do in one sentence: Finding the infinite possibilities for artistic expressions. Why I didn’t get a proper job: I think artist is a proper job without…

Jeewi Lee

My studio is my space. What I do in one sentence: Giving the invisible a visibility. Why I didn’t get a proper job: Being an artist is a proper job, isn’t it? An artwork I dream of and I would get accomplished if space, time…

Sebastian Meschenmoser

My studio is my zweites Zuhause. What I do in one sentence: Ich male erzählerische Bilderzyklen. Why I didn’t get a proper job: Ich habe mir den Beruf, der am besten zu mir passt ausgesucht und dadurch ist es ein vernünftiger Beruf. An artwork I…

Barbara Morgenstern

My studio is my home! This is the place, which represents me the most, where I feel free and safe and where I have got everything I need just around me. What I do in one sentence: I write, produce and perform music: my own…

Franziska Klotz

My studio is my the place to be. What I do in one sentence: I paint paintings. Why I didn’t get a proper job: I would feel “entfremdet” in most “proper jobs”. An artwork I dream of and I would get accomplished if space, time…

Wiebke Maria Wachmann

My studio is my refuge from too much reality. What I do in one sentence: In search of sublime worlds, I build room installations and dioramas – nearly everything is covered in layers of white to avoid distractions and illuminated with blinding light to fade…

Markus Wüste

My studio is my Random Access Memory. What I do in one sentence: Try to keep in balance. Why I didn’t get a proper job: I got this one. An artwork I dream of and I would get accomplished if space, time and money were…

Peter Welz

What I do in one sentence: trying to understand the moving figure in space or the presence of an object in space. It’s been keeping me busy… Why I didn’t get a proper job: I tried it… had a part time job at a bank,…

Lerato Shadi

My studio is my office, work space. What I do in one sentence: A way of finding a vocabulary for questions I have. Why I didn’t get a proper job: The question of value and remuneration is not for me. It’s for a society that…

Julius Weiland

My studio is my place where I’m trying to get things done. It’s usually too loud, too cold or too hot. At home I do sketches and develop my ideas. What I do in one sentence: Setting the frame for the unforeseeable. Why I didn’t…

Nik Nowak

My studio is my autonomous zone. What I do in one sentence: I build sound systems and all kind of other things. Why I didn’t get a proper job: Because I don’t have time for that. An artwork I dream of and I would get…

Caroline Kryzecki

My studio is my natural habitat. What I do in one sentence: I draw lines with ballpoint pens. Why I didn’t get a proper job: Because my right eye is too bad to be a sniper. An artwork I dream of and I would get…

Johannes Mundinger

My studio is my Living room. What I do in one sentence: I discover places and situations and compositions. Why I didn’t get a proper job: As a young kid I thought goldsmith could be a quite decent job. You go to old castles, dig…

Daniel Grüttner

My studio is my laboratory. What I do in one sentence: Try to loose myself. Why I didn’t get a proper job: Lost myself. An artwork I dream of and I would get accomplished if space, time and money were abundant: The next painting. Artists,…

Oliver Gröne

My studio is sometimes playground, sometimes grave. What I do in one sentence: I do painterly paintings after the end of painting. Why I didn’t get a proper job: Nobody gave me one (maybe because I didn’t ask for one). An artwork I dream of…

Gonzalo Reyes Araos

My studio is my laboratory, live space and my brain. What I do in one sentence: Philosophy withing material, images and-or actions. Why I didn’t get a proper job: Although that question came several times to my head, I never found a real answer. I…

Sebastian Bieniek

My studio is my studio. What I do in one sentence: Art. Why I didn’t get a proper job: None of them was as proper as the job of an artist is. An artwork I dream of and I would get accomplished if space, time…

Sinta Werner

My studio is my second home, my safe haven, my think tank where I collect ideas and organize myself. What I do in one sentence: By building interventions in the exhibition room and by cutting and folding photographs of architecture I manipulate the pictorial space…

Sibylle Jazra

My studio is my tent, on point. What I do in one sentence: My works are artistic comments on whatever feels worth it. Why I didn’t get a proper job: There are already too many doctors in my family. I wanted to do something totally…

Frank Arndt

My studio is my wunderbarer Zustand! What I do in one sentence: Atmen Sehen Riechen Schmecken Malen. Why I didn’t get a proper job: Richtiger kann er gar nicht sein. An artwork I dream of and I would get accomplished if space, time and money…

Sven Drühl

My studio is my working space. What I do in one sentence: I create retrogardia artworks by doing remixes and mash-ups of existing artworks from 19th century to contemporary art. Why I didn’t get a proper job: I studied art and mathematics, so I was…

Ekaterina Mitichkina

My studio is my space! Good to have one, its hard to be an artist without. What I do in one sentence: One line after another. Why I didn’t get a proper job: Who is asking? An artwork I dream of and I would get…

Stefanie Gutheil

My studio is my cave and my playground, where I feel safe and free. What I do in one sentence: I’m searching for the right point, right moment, try to make the right decisions and continue after the failure. Why I didn’t get a proper…

Jofroi Amaral

My studio is my ship. What I do in one sentence: I take decisions about colors, forms and experiences. Why I didn’t get a proper job: Well, I have a proper job. An artwork I dream of and I would get accomplished if space, time…

Fehmi Baumbach

My studio is my Wohnzimmer, Kopf, Rückzug, Thron. What I do in one sentence: Appropriation und Zusammenstellung fremder und eigener Momentsequenzen, Analysen, Emotionen und Stilen. Why I didn’t get a proper job: Das ist mein richtiger Job. An artwork I dream of and I would…

Peter Freitag

My studio is my workplace. What I do in one sentence: palimpsest. Why I didn’t get a proper job: there is no reason… still working and still alive. An artwork I dream of and I would get accomplished if space, time and money were abundant:…

Malte Kebbel

My studio is upcoming sense of an idea of a edifice of enlightenment. What I do in one sentence: Be inspired by vibrating life, sketch it, construct it and looking for new (life) forms again. Why I didn’t get a proper job: I just have…

Gepa Hinrichsen

My room is my compass. It shows me where I am and where I want to go. The paintings are my travel companions. They too know a lot. What I do in one sentence: I make people laugh and feel inspired. Why I didn’t get…

Jens Hausmann

My studio is my Kraftwerk. What I do in one sentence: Ich male Ölbilder, in denen ich die Materialität, die Proportionen, die Licht- und Schattenwirkungen von Gebäuden der architektonischen Moderne als dominanten Teil heutiger Landschaft inszeniere. Why I didn’t get a proper job: Ich bin…

Isabelle Borges

My studio is my Home – Heimat. What I do in one sentence: I research space and time. Why I didn’t get a proper job: I knew I was going to be an artist since I was a child… for me art is my job.…

Susanne Schirdewahn

My studio is my Kraftwerkraum. What I do in one sentence: Like a maniac I transform nearly everthing in art or write about it also to understand why I can’t get a proper job. Why I didn’t get a proper job: I worked in theatre…

Alex Bodea

My studio is my office. What I do in one sentence: Take time to think on something I have seen and make a world out of it. Why I didn’t get a proper job: Other people’s job are to be (mock) presidents, start wars, produce…

Carolin Kastner

My studio is my house. What I do in one sentence: discovering, collecting, deconstructing. Why I didn’t get a proper job: hm, I think I have a proper job. An artwork I dream of and I would get accomplished if space, time and money were…

Alex Lebus

My studio is my cell. What I do in one sentence: I like to combine different media and techniques with mirrors – it is exciting to make the unsatisfying truth visible, to show that there is no way to really see anything or anyone. Why…

Bram Braam

My studio is my metal workplace, a carpenter’s workshop, a spray cabin, a concrete foundry, an exhibition space, a storage space and a nuclear testing zone from time to time. What I do in one sentence: Connecting daily life in sculpture. Why I didn’t get…

Katia Kelm

My studio is my Arbeitsplatz und ein Ort, wo ich immer erstmal gute Laune bekomme, wenn ich reinkomme. What I do in one sentence: Ich male. Why I didn’t get a proper job: Weil ich keinen wollte. An artwork I dream of and I would…

Clemens Behr

My studio is my hobbyraum. What I do in one sentence: collage of space and fragments of spaces (mostly). Why I didn’t get a proper job: I was very lucky that people got interested in the things I love to do. An artwork I dream…

Maria Gideon

My studio is the vibrant heart of everything I do. What I do in one sentence: I am living. Why I didn’t get a proper job: Art is a proper job. An artwork I dream of and I would get accomplished if space, time and…

Kitty Solaris

My studio is my kitchen. What I do in one sentence: Writings songs, singing and playing guitar, releasing and promoting records, organising concerts at the Lofi-Lounge at Schokoladen Mitte and hosting a radio show (Solaris Empire Lounge) at Alex Radio Berlin. Why I didn’t get…

Manfred Peckl

My studio is treasure island. What I do in one sentence: play to write to paint to form, singing. Why I didn’t get a proper job: never thought of. An artwork I dream of and I would get accomplished if space, time and money were…

Michel Lamoller

Michel Lamoller is a Berlin-based artist who works in the fields of photography and sculpture. His art is interested in surfaces. In the refusal to look behind the façade lies the real provocation and irritation of his work. He multiplies human, social and urban façades…

Astrid Köppe

My studio is my favourite place. What I do in one sentence: small drawings, large scale vitreous enamels and some other pretty shiny stuff; often at the edge of perception and hopefully confusing the beholder. Why I didn’t get a proper job: I did. In…

Klaus Killisch

My studio is my heaven and hell on earth. What I do in one sentence: I transform my notion of zeitgeist into personal-punk-pop-collage-paintings. Why I didn’t get a proper job: Doing artwork is the best I can imagine for myself. An artwork I dream of…

Pietro Sanguineti

My studio is the place to be. What I do in one sentence: Usually I use single words… so answering with concepts of my œuvre: damn! THRILL Why I didn’t get a proper job: What would a proper job be like? An artwork I dream…

Kevin Kopacka

My studio is my place of solitude. What I do in one sentence: All the things I like doing. Why I didn’t get a proper job: Because that wouldn’t have made me happy. An artwork I dream of and I would get accomplished if space,…